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•World PC Forum: World IT Leaders Present Their Vision of the Digital Age

September 30, 1998 (TOKYO) -- Today's World PC Forum will feature keynote speeches by leading information technology users, including Toyota Motor Corp. President Hiroshi Okuda. The Forum will take place concurrently with World PC Expo 98 at International Conference Hall at Makuhari Messe,

Keynote addresses focusing on the user's perspective will be complemented bybpresentations by industry leaders from companies such as Microsoft, Dell and Apple Computer.

The Forum's technology and tutorial sessions will focus on the latest trends in next-generation IT product development, including Java, IEEE1394, USB, IrDA, and XML.

The schedule is as follows:

Keynote speakers:

Wednesday, September 30 (11:00 to 12:00)
"Solution Structuring by Use of Package Applications - Now and the Future"
Mr. Charles Stevens, Vice President, Far East, Microsoft Corporation

Thursday, October 1 (11:00 to 12:00)
"The World of Enterprise Computing and Constant Computing"
Mr. William A Swope, Vice President, Intel Architecture Business Grope, Intel Corporation

Thursday, October 1 (12:30 to 13:30)
"Evolving Strategies in Information Technology"
Mr. Kevin B Rollins, Vice Chairman, Dell Computer Corporation

Friday, October 2 (11:00 to 12:00)
"The New Information Society Era Brought by Digital Imaging"
Mr. Fredrick Snow, Executive Vice President, Adobe Systems

Friday, October 2 (13:00 to 14:00)
"Paradigm of Macintosh Advancement"
Mr. Phil Schiller, Vice President, Apple Computer

Friday, October 2 (14:30 to 15:30)
"SGI Proposal for a New Visual Computing Environment"
Mr. Tom Furlong, Senior Vice President, Silicon Graphics

Special Guest Speakers:

Thursday, October 1 (14:00 to 15:00)
"Corporate Management and Information Communications in the 21st Century"
Mr. Hiroshi Okuda, President, Toyota Motor Corporation

Friday, October 2 (16:00 to 18:00)
"The Present and Future of Large-scale CG Movie Production"
Mr. Ken Ralston, President, Sony Pictures Imageworks

"Geri's Game Explores New Horizons in CG"
Mr. Michael Kass, Senior Scientist, Pixer Animation Studios

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